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Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
was born in detroit. best export, >> yeah. we had madonna from detroit and also tons of votes for kid rock. i mean music is a huge, huge part of detroit. and, of course, that's it for "way too early." "morning joe" starts right now. ♪ >> good morning, everyone. welcome to a special edition of "morning joe." it's thursday, august 29th. we're going to have a great time here in detroit. we're live from the ford flat rock assembly line. just outside of detroit in flat rock, michigan. and this is an active assembly line, about to get busier as the morning progresses. >> unbelievable news today, ford is actually returning the production of the ford fusion to this plant. >> big news. >> from mexico. it's a $555 million commitment and what does that mean? that means more jobs for americans. >> about 1400. >> great news. >> we're going to speak with ford ceo alan mullally and coo mark fields about this important investment in u.s. manufacturing and what it will mean for the overall economy. >> and we're here to tell the story of detroit as well as the city's bankruptcy, it's been in the news, it'
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 7:00am EDT
and it is no trouble. host: on twitter host: we will be talking about the city of detroit with the codirectors of the recent ropia" in aboutt five minutes. hi, george. caller: good morning. i think that we've lost all of our common sense. we are carrying all of these idols around, and the stadium is burning behind us and around us, and we are worshiping all these people, be it big business, and the pyramid scheme always collapses, but who is actually winning? the people are the worst of the worst feeding off of the people who don't have common sense to judge them and not give them all the money, all the environment, all the oil, going to kings of saudi arabia that we do business with or kill iranians in cruise that we do behind the scenes. this sad, what we are doing to this world, and the reset button might be a big red nuclear button, but it has got to be hit sooner or later, and i don't want it to be, but we have a big world of hurt coming because we don't have any brains left. host: returning to the front page of "the washington times," a story on ted cruz, republican senator from texas. h
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am PDT
, cities in this country can be saved. earlier this month, detroit became the latest and greatest american city to file for bankruptcy. an $80 billion federal bailout saved the motor park of motor city. the auto industry from collapsing. right now in 2013 there will be no bailout for detroit itself. michigan governor rick snyder is not asking for one. and the white house is not offering one. it was really surprising republican members of the senate started trying to block a bailout of detroit. this thing that does not exist, no bailout, not only for detroit, but for any american city. no federal funding of any kind for any struggling city anywhere ever. unless they're hit by a natural disaster. because, you know, hurricanes, they have a tendency to hit the sponsor of another measure's home state with regular frequency. the first no bailout no money of any kind amendment did not passion, it was defeated on a close party line vote. its sponsor tweeted, if you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like detroit now, you should be. be afraid of this thing that
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 12:00am PDT
about another terror plot that was foiled. what do new york city and detroit have in common? bankruptcy. all that is ahead. do you remember this little hot mic slip during the election. >> this is my last election. >> yeah. >> after my election, i have more flexibility. >> i will transmit this information. it is such a great line. and people thought at the time, it was a big scandal. people thought they knew what it meant. president obama was secretly telling dmitri medvedev to ignore all the election year politics, it's just politics. after that, the u.s. and russia could be great friends. maybe that wasn't it, maybe the flexibility he was speaking about was a great insult. a yo mama joke, perhaps, that would better explain what has happened since. relations are deteriorating at a very rapid pace. the president cancelled a planned meeting with russian president putin. the first time any american president has cancelled a publicly announced visit to russia since the end of the cold war. the white house explained the cancellation including, missile defense, and arms control, they cited r
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 9:00pm EDT
tonight, a tough sell. is this the right time to buy real estate in bankrupt detroit? and the rebuilding of new orleans, the battle over who longs in the new new orleans. good evening, thank you for being with us. it was an absolutely gob smacker of a vote. one that quickly reverberate here in washington, and one that may force the hand of the u.s. president. late today the british parliament to be the step of saying no to prime minister it will not support british participation in a military strike against syria. the fierce response wasn't just a surprise, it was nearly unprecedented to a pettish leader seeking to support his american ally. >> the origin question was the motion on syria, and the use of chemical weaponed as published in corrected form, since when an amendment has been moved. the question is that the amendment be made. as many say eh. >> eh. >> on the contrary no. >> no. >> and the raucous response could foreshadow more trouble, not just for the british prime minister, but for the white house as well. while president obama has taken great pains to say he has not made a de
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm PDT
tried to convince us the u.s. was becoming the next greece. now you won't believe who is using detroit as a temple to suggest an austerity bomb. >>> whenever we see a threat stream that is specific enough, that we can take some specific precautions within a certain time frame, we do so. now, it's a reminder that for all the progress we made getting bin laden and al qaeda and pakistan back on its heels. this radical violent extremism is still out there. >> that's the president -- the u.s. took that extraordinary step after intercepting communications between two top al qaeda leaders the two men talked about wanting to launch a major attack in the region to cone side with an islamic holiday. a sign of the group's ongoing presence in the region. something the president addressed again this afternoon, while speaking to troops at camp penndleton. mr. obama acknowledged the work of u.s. diplomats working to safeguard american interests. yet sounded downright bushy in his remarks on terror. >> al qaeda affiliates still facilities. still threaten our businesses abroad. and we've got to take th
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ >> neil: detroit goes bust. michigan lawmakers needing to find ways to rev up cash. are unions pushing for a detroit bailout about to get their way? stewart, you argue that at least weapon it comes to pensioners they need help. >> absolutely. the city of detroit and the state of michigan made a commitment to workers years and years ago, that they would get a pension. many times they negotiated for higher pensions and less wages. and firefighters police officers need pensions like the rest of us do. the average negligence detroit -- average pension in detroit is $19,000. hardly lavish. the pensions and i would argue we have to save detroit. >> neil: a lot of cities in line. i'm not blaming unions. a lot of inept imaginer -- managers that let his happened but unfunded high schools that can't -- unopportunitied liabilities. you have a host of other u.s. cities in arrears, a number of states on the brink. where do you draw the line? >> the problem in detroit is similar to other stays and that's a conscious effort to deindustrialize america. these are prim
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 6:00pm PDT
said. now, this man is a cretant. i don't have much use for him. >> detroit is going bankrupt. obama said that he saved droid. he was running on that 50 years of democratic rule. the real cause of nbc is the parasites shall the conservatives are the real villains in detroit's bankruptcy. >> conservatives are using the most insulting language possible that they can come up with to blame unions, blame black people, blame their culture for detroit's troubles. the real parasites are their conservative ideals that are coming from state government and from the feds. your tax dollars went to save the financial sector in this country. will your tax dollars go to float a loan to the people and the workers of detroit to rebuild their communities? hell, no. big banks are the real parasites of detroit and the people are the victims in this. union busting is the real parasite. conservative policies which helped businesses out for years are now saying, nay, we don't want to fund public education. we are not going to go down the road of health care. we don't care what the workers do for all those y
FOX Business
Aug 12, 2013 9:20am EDT
that route, you have more rid lin described. >> another big business. >> doc, before we go, a detroit area doctor, of course, detroit, charged with cheating the government out of tens of millions of dollars deliberately misdiagnosing patients with cancer and illegally billing them for treatment. >> oh, my god, if it's true, let me tell you something, it's a big business. oncologists prescribe their own chemotherapy, making loot, medicare is cracking down on that, no longer going to be available to do that. this guy apparently, the clinics made $35 million in two years, 24 until many medication. one guy fell, hit the head, and told you have to have chemo before going to the hospital. the parties didn't even have cancer. if this is true, it's a real black mark on the medical profession. >> a guy like this, through him under the prison. no parole, nothing. this is just -- i mean, -- >> disgusting. absolutely. >> great foppics, appreciate it, thanks. record number of americans on food stamps. you knew that. what are your taxpayer dollars paying for? try sushi, lobster for this guy. >> wake up,
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> other playoff baseball the tampa bay rays lost to the angels. oakland beat detroit. braves won again and the pirates lost to the brewers. >> come on pirates. >> went 3 for 4, two rbis in my softball game. >> you laid down a couple doubles? >> i hit a couple, no one. >> did they bring out the respirator? >>> let's go to the u.s. open. 296th ranked victoria duval stunned samantha stoeser. it is her first win against a top 20 opponent. her family comes from haiti. her father was actually buried in the rubble in the earthquake three years ago and had to be dug out of the rubble. >> that's an incredible story. >>> more drama from the new york jets camp. the team signed former green bay packers quarterback. he was released after losing out to vince young in green bay for the number two spot. harrell expected to report with the team today. another quarterback joins on the jets roster. rex says he may not make anyone a starter until opening day, day of the game. bring in more quarterbacks. >>> still ahead on "morning joe" governor rick snyder joins us ahead of tomorrow's special show in detr
FOX Business
Aug 11, 2013 1:30am EDT
more citi go bust like detroit, is it time to take on pensions like the private sector is doing right now. >>> but fit, stop the presses, the billionaire founder of amazon is buying a big newspaper. why another billionaire venturew >>> guys, we've got to fix things up, we're losing money fast. what is the difference between selling those guys and journalist guys? >> the journalist guys thing they're doing journalist work. that's a different standard than where everybody is economically tied together. they don't -- >> did they think -- >> did you think they were stupid, arrogant? >> oh, arrogant is a much better word. the difference between, say, newspaper people and academics is very small. and they all run in the same scenario of thinking that they're doing things very educated, done very well academically. >> how many business courses? >> not too many. i don't know of any. because based on my experience, they had a lot of trouble adding and subjecting. >> not a happy newspaper owner. giving -- well, sam zell with a major warning for jeff bezos who bought "washington post" for $250,0
FOX Business
Aug 11, 2013 8:30am EDT
cities go bust like detroit, it time to take on pensions like the private sector is doing right now. >>> but first, stop the presses, the billionaire founder of amazon is buying a big newspaper. why another billionaire ventured my mother made the best toffee in the world. it's delicious. so now we've turned her toffee into a business. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start eir business and launch their dreams. go to legalzoom.com today and make your business dream a reality. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. >>> gu, we've got to fix things up, we're losing money fast. what is the difference between selling those guys and journalist guys? >> the journalist guys thing they're doing journalist work. that's a different standard than where everybody is economically tied together. they don't -- >> did they think -- >> did you think they were stupid, arrogant? >> oh, arrogant is a much better wo
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 9:00am EDT
, in washington, d.c., in st. louis, in kansas city, in detroit, in flint, michigan, and other areas around this -- fast food workers. they were people who work in burger king, mcdonald's, popeye, they are the ones who give you the hamburgers and the french fries. what they are saying is workers all over this country, they cannot make it on $7.25 an hour, $7.50 an hour. often they are unable to get 40 hours of work and in most cases they get no or very limited benefits. all over the country, these workers, often young people, are walking out of their establishments, their fast-food places and are educating the consumers about the economic injustice taking place in these fast-food establishments. what they are saying is we need to raise the minimum wage in this country, that american workers cannot exist on $7.25 an hour which is the national minimum wage now or $8 an hour or $9 an hour. my own view is that the very least we should be raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour. just do the arithmetic. if somebody is making $7.25 an hour and if they are lucky enough to be getting 40 hours a week
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 6:00am PDT
exactly that. bill: will detroit now have the biggest yard sale we've seen in american history? why bankrupt detroit is now assessing its own art treasures to raise money. what in the world will come next? >> nothing's being proposed for sale and nothing is being sold. we need to know how much it is work. >> selling the dia would be like detroit announcing it is giving up. so then the little tiny chipmunks go all the way up... ♪ [ female announcer ] when your swapportunity comes, take it. ♪ what? what? what? [ female announcer ] yoplait. it is so good. bill: flights will resume later today after east africa's largest airport was engulfed in flames. the fire tearing through the arrival section in nairobi, kenya. all flights had to be rereported. took firefighters four hours to put the fire out t was 15 years ago today the embassies in nairobi and tanzania were bombed. investigators say there was no signs after terror attack at the airport in nairobi today. 25 minutes after the hour. heather: a daredevil pulls off an amazing stunt in the skies over illinois. take a look. this is h
FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. >> how would you inspire and motivate and give opportunity to these inner cities, especially like detroit, where people simply don't have skills, they don't have opportunity. their schools are falling apart and sort of a growing, growing, growing. it's not getting better. how would you change that? >> probably, look, this is not a new problem. it's been going on for many, many decades in this country. we have cities that have been bad for years and years and they've done tax incentives, work programs and all sorts of things. nothing seems to happen. detroit is a very good example. i mean, detroit is a disaster area, there's no question about it. what happens, we'll have to see. perhaps you do the tax savings, perhaps you do tremendous incentives to businesses going into detroit and you instead of paying a big tax, which of course we're one of the most heavily taxed countries in the world, you don't pay tax. you pay very small taxes. you do something to get detroit and other cities like it. detroit is emblematic. you have many, many cities. i could name them but i don't want to embarrass p
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 9:00am PDT
be the next detroit. coming up next, what he says could put the city on a path to bankruptcy. and her husband made the ultimate sacrifice. why the wife of an arizona firefighter killed in the line of duty is fighting for benefits. any last requests mr. baldwin? do you mind grabbing my phone and opening the capital one purchase eraser? i need to redeem some venture miles before my demise. okay. it's easy to erase any recent travel expense i want. just pick that flight right there. mmm hmmm. give it a few taps, and...it's taken care of. this is pretty easy, and i see it works on hotels too. you bet. now if you like that, press the red button on top. ♪ how did he not see that coming? what's in your wallet? ♪ the middle of this special moment and i need to run off to the bathroom. ♪ i'm fed up with always having to put my bladder's needs ahead of my daughter. ♪ so today, i'm finally talking to my doctor about overactive bladder symptoms. [ female announcer ] know that gotta go feeling? ask your doctor about prescription toviaz. one toviaz pill a day significantly reduces sudden urges and
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
, commerce member conyers, about detroit and the declaration of bankruptcy. do you feel the federal government should bail out detroit? >> well, i don't know if we are in a position to do that. what we're doing in the michigan congressional deliberation a wholeic is looking at list of programs that would assist to troy it what we are china determined is whether we have -- to assist detroit, we are trying to determine what we have received and second, whether there is any possibility of an a fitting from them. the thing we're most concerned about is protecting the pensions of those people who have worked .0, 40 years for the city fortunately, pensions are constitutionally protected in the michigan constitution. again, we have bipartisan support. the attorney general of michigan, a republican, has come out in support of protecting the pensions. so we are down, but we aren't out read we will rise again. >> thank you both for being with us, republican congressmember thomas massie of kentucky, elected in 2012. dinner credit commerce member john conyers, ranking member of the house judici
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 7:30am PDT
. >>> all right. when we come back, four more cities go bust like detroit, is it time to take on pensions like the private sector is doing right now. >>> but first, stop the presses, the billionaire founder of amazon is buying a big newspaper. why another billionaire ventured into the exact same business is saying he has no idea what he's getting into. daily specials. saturday, the commander hub style blind and the big game stealth deluxe ladder stand are under $80 each. bass pro shops. your adventure starts here. his dad knows he's not. that's why dad got allstate accident forgiveness. it starts the day you sign up. [ female announcer ] with accident forgiveness from allstate, your rates won't go up just because of an accident, even if it's your fault. call 866-735-9100 now. kim and james are what you might call...overly protective. especially behind the wheel. nothing wrong with that. in fact, allstate gives them a bonus twice a year -- for being safe drivers. [ female announcer ] get two safe driving bonus checks a year for driving safely. switch to allstate today! call an allstate age
CNN
Aug 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
, superheroes team up and head to detroit. batman, superman bringing millions to the motor city. but can they save the city in the brink? >>> and back in the saddle. ryan vickers return to the saddle after a brush with death. cnn "newsroom" starts now. good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you for joining me. a coalition to support military strikes on syria appears to be unraveling as a key ally backs away. britain's refusal to take part "the british aren't coming." the british aren't laughing. cnn's atika shubert is live in london. >> reporter: good morning. "cam down" from "the sun" and humiliated, "no to syria strike." and that's the main word throughout the headlines here, is humiliated. basically, it was a resounding defeat. there was a lot of emotion and anger in the house of commons, particularly directed towards opposition labor leader. you saw in "the independent," there was an expletive background to one reporter about the vote and what happened. and for that reason, there was a lot of anger in parliament last night. there were shouts of resign and shame. in the end, prime mi
FOX Business
Aug 5, 2013 9:20am EDT
and a few thought detroit was the exception think again, we are talking trillions of dollars of debt ended all comes down to public workers' pension. alex rodriguez will still take the field, he can think unions and collective bargaining and youth unemployment, don't worry, you can stay home with mom and dad. all that and more on a fresh hour of "varney and company". let's check the big board. we have been down 56 points. one of our big things today, the question is profits, can they keep pace with stock prices. liz: the bulls are seeing corporate earnings have to pick up steam for the market to charge even higher, we are looking on track for 4.7% growth in the second quarter and analysts expect 4.8% profit growth in the third quarter, ten.7 in the fourth. peaceably like we have seen in june, the june swoon the past three summers we see a juice. you can see a solution we are not seeing it yet, the market is up 1% for august. charles: i got to tell you so the audience knows, not manufacturing data from the service part of the economy which is obviously the overwhelming part, 56, the street
FOX News
Aug 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
being good for the communities that is the plants that depend on carmakers, detroit. what does it mean to detroit? >> this is tough, tough, tough for detroit. the manufacturing jobs in detroit have disappeared. back in the 50's 300,000 manufacturing jobs. last year, 27,000 jobs. those jobs have dispersed all over the united states and some are replaced by computers. the jobs are not coming back. detroit used to have a population of 1.85 million people. now they barely hit 700,000. this is a city that has been in decline for 60 years. tough times. >> heather: will the trend continue in 2014? for car sals, in general. >> guest: car sales can remain a recovery story because of pent up demand and the very old cars on the road. i don't thing we will suddenly see 25 million cars being sold. >> heather: not good news know detroit. 300,000 manufacturing jobs and down to 27,000. we appreciate you joining us. do you remember your first car in mine was a 64corvair. >> gregg: i had a mercury colony park used. it was wasn't a model t. >> the fight for the soul of the republican party with new jerse
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
a community activist in detroit, only learned of the existence of the picture five years ago, and that's when a cousin recognized her in a catalog. this is her story, this her own words. >> i was 12 years old when that picture was taken of me on august 8th 1963. when my cousin called and told me that that picture was on a black history calendar, i didn't believe it. i couldn't imagine why a picture of me would be in a calendar with historic people. i junked stood there were injustices to people to people that looked like me, and it was hurtful for me 20 see that and know that, but i still had hope. >> i believed that what i do in my life today is largely cue to the august 28th march. it is just not right for people to suffer injustices. a community activist is somebody that goes oen the front lines to try to make the wrongs right, and make life better equality of life better for other people. >> the top wires are the higher vole age. you don't want vegetation on those. they are in violation. they must clear these lines because it puts your lives in danger. >> being a community activist in det
Current
Aug 5, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. >> david: detroit filed bankruptcy, and yet rich snyder just approved a $650 million hockey center to be built in downtown detroit. how could they possibly cut unionized municipal workers while reassuring taxpayers that they are going to fund such an expensive sports arena? >> it's the logic of neo-liberalism taken to an idiotic extreme. we're going to rebuild our cities by handing over this money to the owner, and the idea would be, he'll use the money to create infrastructure around the area, this would create jobs, et cetera, et cetera. there's only one problem with this, and the problems are twofold. one the kinds of jobs it creates are the kinds of under $10 an hour jobs without benefits. not the kind of thing that will increase the tax base of detroit or make it easy for people who work at the arena to live inside the city limits, which of course is part of the problem. the second problem, though, and this to me is far more important is that investing in sports arenas just don't work, because even best-case scenario, you're talking about hundreds of millions of dollars put in
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 11:15pm EDT
if you heard this but detroit announced bankruptcy today. that is the top story today. so the goal is to have the cities find a way to grab ahold of that suburban tax money and bring it into the city. so the bottom line is that barack obama wants to redistribute the wealth of america's suburbs to the city. to see the radical file community organizers who mentored and trained barack obama all those years ago in chicago they really didn't like the suburbs. in fact their ultimate goal was literally to abolish the suburbs. why were obama's radical organizing mentors so upset about the suburbs? they blamed the suburbs for the problems of the city because when people move out to the suburbs, they take their tax money with them. so obama's radical organizers put on their thinking caps and came up with a strategy for the economic and political independence of america. and as the strategies came, a movement called the regional equity movement, the regional equity movement sometimes is just called regionalism for short. it goes under different names and you might have also heard of the idea
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
. chemical war is a terrible thing, but we have detroit bankrupt, we have illegal aliens, we have so many things in this country that he to be taking care of her it would don't seem to have the time to take care of it hurt i say we should deal with the issues in this place and then we go out and help others. that is all i have got to say. here's what a couple of senators had to say. now is the time for decisive action. the u.s. must rally our friends and actions to take limited to return actions and serious. using standoff weapons without boots on the ground and at minimal risk to our men and women in uniform, we can sit if you can lead assad's airpower and listed missile capabilities and help establish safe areas on the ground. john mccain, lindsey graham, both republicans and united states senate. we have a democrat on the line now. surely from ermine ham alabama -- surely from birmingham alabama. uest: >> brought: assad has not anybody over your to kill us, but our american congress is killing and our american government is killing people right here in the united states. let's fix home
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 7:00am EDT
people may not know his speech originated in part in detroit. explain what dr. king was saying two months before. guest: yes, i'm from detroit and i grew up there. with aretha franklin's father and many other prominent ministers in detroit. dr.king participated in a huge march in detroit leading down near cobal hall where he delivered a similar speech and he talked about using our resources to make sure justice will be delivered. he talked about some of the same things he did in washington. he also talked about obviously detroit being the headquarters of a tremendous labor movement with u.a.w. the local focus in terms of negro rights was extraordinarily powerful. so dr. king founded some of those things but of course took them to a new level in washington. host: from june of 1963 two months before the march on washington. this is put together from motown records. >> i have a dream this afternoon. my four little children will not come up in the same young days that i came up. they will be judged on the basis of the content of their character and not the color of their skin. i have a dre
FOX Business
Aug 29, 2013 10:00pm EDT
detroit, america is in big trouble. that's our show. see you next week.dends to watch, and have a great night. lori: a very good evening thank you so much peer being with us, i am lori rothman in for lou dobbs. >> obama administration making its case for taking military action against syria, briefing lawmakers about their conclusion that syria government carried out a large scale chemical weapons attack, tonight we speak with fox news military analyst, general jack king on whether the president is justified in takes action. even without the backing of allies or the united nations. >> and questionsemain about our involvement in libya. and the terrorist attack in benghazi, we'll talk with larry ward, a group of special operation veterans who are calling on house speaker john boehner to create a appreciate committee to -- special committee t investigate the attack. >> and administration refusing to enforce a law it does not like, now giving states green light to adopt regulation legalizing small amounts of marijuana, dobbs lawakes up the case with our attorneys, ww begin with new o
FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 5:00am EDT
is controversial. it won't stop detroit. the policy let's officers stop and search people if they have a reasonable suspicion of either committing a crime or the suspect is about to commit a crime. >> critics say it unfairly targets minorities. detroit police department says it is not racial profiling just officers doing good constitutional police work. new york city is appealing the judge's ruling. >> bad news for job seekers. unemployment rate rose in most states last month. we have a live report on that and all of your other top business story res. >> unemployment is up in washington, d.c. showing job growth is weak despite a drop in national jobless claim rates last week at a 6 year low. they saw the biggest he increase by 3 tenths of one percent. only mississippi had a decline from 9 percent down to 8.5 percent. unemployment fell in 8 states and was unchanged in 14 states. in seattle considering raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour. the state has the heist minimum rate at $9.19 an hour. the mayoral candidates say they will consider this. it may make it more difficult for major rekalers to
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am PDT
could go bankrupt just like detroit unless steps are taken to get the costs of pensions and health care under control. live in fox central, this is chilling. tell us more, david lee. >> consider this, alisyn. detroit is the largest city in the u.s. to declare bankruptcy in the red more than $18 billion. other even larger cities could be next. in a little more than three months, new yorkers will elect a new mayor. in a recent warning from mayor michael bloomberg to his successor is now reverberating around the city. >> avoiding the hard choices is how detroit went bankrupt. >> reporter: bloomberg says health and pension costs for city work that's right contributed to detroit's financial ruin threaten economic stability. most new york city employees and retirees pay nothing for $6.3 billion in health insurance. workers also pay little for tensi pensions that have taxpayers on the hook for $8 billion this year. >> new york city has right now 10,000 police officers retired who are under 40 and collecting pensions and they will technically collect those pensions for the rest of their lives.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 2:00am EDT
and state backed plan to demolish abandoned homes in detroit. now thousands of vacant homes in the bankrupt city will be torn down in the next eight months. the governor said a lot of these empty builds attract crime and contribute 60% to fire. it will be the biggest elimination projects in michigan state history. >>> breaking news out of iraq where a series of bomb attacks has killed 16 police and medical sources. we'll bring you more on that shortly. that will do it for this edition of al jazeera news. please fill free to follow us at www.aljazeera.com, and we'll bring you the latest information on that breaking story. until then we'll see you at 4:00.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am EDT
in detroit is a duty. it's an obligation. it's something that you have to want to do. >> it's good to come back and rekindle the energy and spirit that i felt 50 years ago. the fact that dr. king is no longer here as well as others who stood with him gives me the challenge to pick up where they left off, to keep things going, bringing my granddaughters with me is passing that legacy to them so they will keep doing what i've done, what they've done, to keep america to be a better place. [♪ music ]
NBC
Aug 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
bales. he pleaded guilty to killing 16 african civ african -- afghan civilians. >>> in july, detroit became the largest u.s. city to go broke. it owes creditors $18 billion. and happy birthday to full house actor john stamos, 50. tipper gore, now separated from al gore, turns 65. bill clinton is 67. they share birthdays there. >>> here's what's coming up later on "today" show. matt lawyer talks to the defense attorney for alex rodriguez. and lindsay lohan talks to oprah winfrey about addiction, jail time and her plans for the future. keep it here for more news, weather and sports. i'm richard lui along with bill karins. . >>> breaking news, a police standoff in san francisco. christie smith is on the scene. she'll have a live update coming up. >>> she didn't hear a car putting on its brakes or nothing. >>> the search for a driver who hit and killed a man on a south bay street. now investigators are hoping that you can help. >>> plus, in court overnight, olympic sprinter oscar pistorius faces the judge. >>> the beautiful full moon in san jose. along with that, students all over the so
CBS
Aug 31, 2013 5:00am PDT
city. bringing ben affleck into the story will bring it to detroit. >> detroit will stand in for both batman's gotham and superman's metropolis. it will make it a super deal for both sides. >> welcome to "cbs this morning saturday." i'm anthony mason. >> and i'm vinita nair. the batman movie will no doubt give detroit a lift. it's also getting a lift from another source. cars. ford's first american build fusion rolled off the lines in detroit this week. it came after the maid inde in the usa campaign. >> we look at the global economy. it's titled "american-made move." >> the truth is in an increasingly global economy it takes manufactures from all over the world to make things necessary to have a baseball game. so no matter whether you realize it or not, we all have a loin with the things we make and buy in this country. >> we got greedy and that's why we're where we're at now. that's the sick part about this place. >> u.s. consumers would like to buy american. >> the idea that we have to make things in this country is back. >> we can compete on a gl
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 2:30am PDT
of the ford auto show in detroit all morning taking a hard look at the financial crisis gripping that city and the innovators who are working to fix it. >>> still ahead here, aside from driving, what everyday activity would you want fully automated. your best and most creative tweets coming up on "morning joe" just moments away. it's a reality check. i had my reality check when i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still loading!" i couldn't get email. i couldn't stream movies. i couldn't upload any of our music. that's when i decided to switch. now that i'm on verizon, everything moves fast. with verizon, i have that reliability. i'm completely happy with verizon. verizon's 4g lte is the most reliable and in more places than any other 4g network. period. that's powerful. verizon. get the nokia lumia 928 for free. ♪ now you can give yourself a kick in the rear! v8 v-fusion plus energy. natural energy from green tea plus fruits and veggies. need a little kick? ooh! could've had a v8. in the juice aisle. ♪ need a little ki
CNN
Aug 27, 2013 2:00am PDT
in detroit. some scared to leave their homes. look at that thing. what is being done to find this giant feline. >> wow. >> my goodness. >> my goodness is right. welcome back to "early start." i'm pamela brown. >> i'm michaela pereira. 30 minutes past the hour. >>> could the u.s. be getting closer to getting involved in the syrian civil war? the assad regime used chemicals against his own people. there are many signs a time of dm diplomacy may be over. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerry issued a stinging indictment. >> what we saw in syria last week should shock the conscience of the world. it is undeniable. >> reporter: he accused syria of slaughtering. >> this international norm cannot be violated without consequences. >> reporter: it was an unmistakable message from the state house to the white house. >> this violation has to be taken very seriously. >> reporter: since last week's gas attack, the obama administration is punishing bashir al assad. the leading option officials say, tomahawk missiles aimed at destroying chemicals in syria. the administration wants international a
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 10:00pm EDT
history moved deeps into yosemite national park. >>> the city of detroit is getting a makeover. the state plans to demolish nearly 4,000 abandoned homes to remove the blithe. >>> and at least 21 people in texas have been sickened from a measles outbreak. that's the headlines "consider this" is up next on al jazeera. ♪ ♪ >>> who is bash aral-assad. the syrian president could be forcing america into another unpopular mideast war. how did a man who trained to be an opthal gist turn into this leader. >>> and a count think clerk takes what he says the current law into his own hands and joins the hands of those who want a marriage certificate regardless of their sexual preference. should one man be able to change the same-sex marriage debate? good evening, i'm antonio mora, and welcome to "consider this." we begin with syria, as the obama administration weighs its options to intervene in syrian's civil war, the white house's repeated calls for bashar al-assad's removal. >> reporter: after two and a half years of turmoil, leaving more than 100,000 people dead, the man ruling syria has earned
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, flint, michigan, detroit, memphis, stockton. turns out that crime is more tied to economic activity, to find jobs, have jobs, than it is to stop and frisk. i can't make the leap that says stop and frisk is the reason for a lower crime rate in new york city and they're trying to. honestly, i have to tell you, you can't. there's no one or two cities that say look, when they instituted stop and frisk, crime rates went down. it did go down in new york, but it wasn't because of that, because of economics, the city got stronger. >> but how can you just parcel that out and not say it wasn't part of the overall picture? >> because the most dangerous cities in the country have the highest crime rate. >> part of the model that worked here. >> i can tell you, 4.4 were stop and frisked in ten years, a minuscule number were arrested, minuscule. there was nothing about -- very few had guns on things like that. 4.4 million, you get a tiny number of people arrested? it is logical. look at it. it is a step beyond the fourth amendment. 4.4 million people, don't stop any crime. >> bob, it is not stepp
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